For decades, Indo-Pacific region has been the center of global growth. The sustainable development of countries in the region have resulted in new dynamics which marked, among others, by the rise of some new regional and even global powers potentially contribute to the peaceful and prosperous region. The rise of countries in Indo-Pacific region poses enermous opportunities as well as challenges. The region as well as global community shares the common interest such development could be sustainable in the future. Facing such dynamics, recently various concept has been put forward on how to address the challenges and opportunities.
There are some initiatives proposed by various countries, including ASEAN member countries, Australia, China, India, Japan, Republic of Korea, and the United States.
Indonesia has been proposing a concept on Indo-Pacific which found its momentum with the inception of the global maritime fulcrum. Indonesia observes the aforementioned initiatives have created opportunity for synergy.